December 27, 2012
NYC Transit created a Winter Weather Travel Guide for customers, and deployed a fleet of snow-fighting and de-icing equipment designed to keep outdoor tracks, switches and third rails clear of snow and ice. NJ Transit will offer full system wide cross-honoring and is deploying snow plows and salt spreaders.
November 1, 2012
To encourage the use of public transit as the region slowly recovers from the devastating effects of Hurricane Sandy, NYC Subway and Bus network, Long Island Rail Road, Metro-North Railroad, and Access-a-Ride services will be free for Thursday and Friday.
July 26, 2012
The order for 74, 40-foot buses, with an option for 30 additional buses, is a result of Daimler Buses North America’s decision, announced on April 25, to exit production of heavy duty transit buses for the U.S. and Canadian markets.
March 13, 2012
Will provide a permanent communications-based train control test track facility for Metropolitan Transportation Authority New York City Transit.
November 22, 2010
The N.Y. MTA Inspector General’s investigation shows that the workers said that they inspected track signals that direct trains in the subway system and found them to be safe. However, they had never conducted the inspections.
April 27, 2010
Subway scammers have gotten hold of keys, prompting an audit to determine how many keys have been issued over the years and to whom.
February 16, 2010
Unlike the more advanced system currently being turned on along the numbered lines that receives its information from the scheduled data provided by ATS (Automatic Train Supervision), this simpler system identifies train location using the signal system's track circuits and sending this information to existing equipment.
August 5, 2009
S.F. Muni operations chief resigns. U.S. DOT taps PSU professor. NYC Transit seeking announcers.
December 15, 2008
The contract, worth $50.5 million, includes the initial delivery of 30 new DesignLine EcoSaver IV Hybrid Electric heavy duty transit buses, with an option of an additional 60 buses.
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